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turkey injection/smoke sauce

Recipe by
Deb Finney
Little Rock, AR

This is the only injection sauce I use in our turkey!! It is amazing and so tasty. A friend of mine was stationed in Guam and got the recipe there. She gave it to me over 30 years ago and we have used it since. I think if you try it, you will definitely like it.

method Smoke

Ingredients For turkey injection/smoke sauce

  • 1 c
    lemon or lime juice
  • 1 c
  • 1 bottle
    tabasco ((5 ounce)
  • 1/2 bottle
    liquid smoke flavoring
  • 1/2 bottle
    garlic juice (hard to find and have to order on amazon. the bottle is 5 ounces so i use about 1/3 of it)
  • 1/4 c

How To Make turkey injection/smoke sauce

  • 1
    Mix all ingredients together and cook on stove until salt melts.
  • 2
    Let cool.
  • 3
    Inject a 10 - 12 lb turkey with the mixture. (If a larger turkey, double recipe)
  • 4
    Marinate the turkey overnight in the refrigerator.
  • 5
    Wrap some foil on wings. Season outside of turkey with some seasoning of your choice. I usually do a little onion powder, salt and pepper.
  • 6
    Smoke turkey. Let sit about 10 minutes before carving.

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